Kanawha County Schools News

Free Parent Training Sessions For Managing Children With Various Behavioral Difficulties

Damous Psychological Services with George M. Damous, MA, EdS, Licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist is presenting free parent training sessions to the public to assist parents, family members, school personnel, and other professionals to better understand and manage children and teenagers with difficult behaviors.

Andrew Jackson Middle School Science Teacher Named State Winner In STEM Competition

Andrew Jackson Middle School sixth grade science teacher Mike Field was named the state winner in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide competition to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

2015 General Summative Assessment for Kanawha County Home School Students

Parents of Kanawha County home school students may wish to have their son or daughter participate in the 2015 Spring Summative Assessment to meet state code requirements for testing while home schooling.  To request participation, parents must contact the school counselor at the school in their attendance area by February 1, 2015.  The Spring Summative Assessment window for Kanawha County Schools is currently scheduled for April 6 – May 27, 2015.  Individual schools will establish the testing dates within these windows. If you have additional questions, please contact the Kanawha County Schools testing office at (304) 348-7720.

Chesapeake Elementary Students are Having Success in the National Archery in the Schools Program

During the Fall of 2014 archers from Chesapeake Elementary attended two different individual archery tournaments. The team plans on attending as many as eight additional tournaments in the upcoming months.

Elkview Middle School - Robotics in the Classroom

Kanawha County 4-H provided Lego Robotics to Ms. Swanson’s resource room at Elkview Middle School for the months of November and December. The LEGO Wedo equipment allows students to build simple machines and then develop computer programming to automate the machines.